LibriVox recording of The Island Queen by R. M. Ballantyne. Read in English by Rachel; Mike Pelton; Esther ben Simonides; Xenablue The story of Dominic, Otto and Pauline Rigonda, three siblings who are blown onto an island after being shipwrecked, and are later joined by the immigrant passengers and crew of a ship that is wrecked on the same island. When the question of government comes up, the little colony chooses a queen, and they work on improving the island for some time, despite internal... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, shipwreck, siblings, island, pioneer government
LibriVox recording of Bizarre (version 2) by Lawton Mackall. Read in English by Edmund Bloxam A series of humorous musings, short-length jokes, often concerning words and manners. - Summary by Edmund Bloxam For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Bob White by Thornton W. Burgess. Read in English by John Lieder The Adventures of Bob White is another in the long line of children's books by conservationist Thornton W. Burgess. In this book, Bob White and Mrs. Bob White make a new home near the Old Briar Patch where they become neighbors with Peter Rabbit. We learn what Bob White likes to eat, how he protects his nest from being discovered, and who his friends and his enemies are. We also learn that... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, animals, conservation
LibriVox recording of Magna Carta Commemoration Essays by various authors. Read in English by Ruth Golding; MaryAnn; Carol Box; Patrick Martin; Maria Kasper. On 15th June 1215 the Magna Carta was sealed under oath by King John at Runnymede, on the bank of the River Thames near Windsor, England. 2015 is the 800th anniversary of this charter, which led eventually to the rule of constitutional law in England and beyond. This book of essays on various aspects of the Charter was written by... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, usage, common law, Knights, Law, monarchy, king john, custom, magna carta,...
LibriVox recording of A Study in the Psychology of Religious Phenomena by James H. Leuba. Read in English by Curt Walton. "The present essay when complete will contain three parts. Of the two parts now published, the first is an analysis of the conversion process; it is divided into six subdivisions, corresponding to the natural phases of the experience: The Sense of Sin, Self-surrender, Faith, Joy, Appearance of newness, The Role of the Will. In Part II we place, side by side, the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, religion, physiology, medical, phychology
LibriVox recording of Take it From Dad by George Livermore. Read in English by Lee Smalley Take It From Dad is a collection of letters written by a father to his son, Ted, at boarding school, away from home for the first time. In each letter "Dad" comments on some aspect of Ted's experience, attitude, or behavior, illustrating and driving home his point with an entertaining tale about human nature. This book is appropriate for all ages from adolescence on, and its lessons are as... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, letters, father and son
LibriVox recording of Christmastide by William Sandys. Read in English by Greg Giordano; Maria Kasper Christmastide: Its History, Festivities and Carols, With Their Music is a collection of essays detailing the early traditions of Christmas in England. This recording includes the prose portions of the book only (The Vignettes). The earliest Christmas customs from the monarchy to the landed gentry are explored in great detail. The passage of time and the influence of circumstance all had an... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, Christmas, holidays, family life, traditions, english christmas,...
LibriVox recording of True Bear Stories by Joaquin Miller. Read in English by Greg Giordano; Ares Krstic; DJRickyV; Geza Hrazdina; Chris A. Hawkins; Leara Morris-Clark; Joseph Tabler; RLC; Brookpundt; Larry Wilson Joaquin Miller dedicated this book to "my dear little daughter...for whose pleasure and instruction I have many times dug up the most of these stories from out the days of my boyhood." In his preface he claims to prefer true stories to made-up ones. And he always defends... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, animals, anecdotes, bears
LibriVox recording of Jesse James, My Father by Jesse James, Jr.. Read in English by Barry Eads A biography of Jesse James as told by his son, Jesse James, Jr. We are treated to inside tales of Jesse's childhood and home life; what drove him to become a Confederate guerrilla during the Civil War; his life after the war and how he became a wanted man. Since it was written by his son, it is a little biased and we are not told anything about any crimes Jesse and his gang committed. Some of the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, civil war, outlaw, jesse james, missouri, quantrill, robert ford, kansas city
LibriVox recording of Three Little Kittens by Katharine Pyle. Read in English by MikeStanich; Rosie Roberts; Rachel; Nerotacita Jazbury, Yowler and Fluffy are three brave and curious kittens craving adventure. Join them as they accidentally venture into the woods and courageously face off against dogs, rats and strange people. - Summary by Mary Kay For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, fiction, adventure, dogs, novella, children's fiction, cat, cats,...
LibriVox recording of A Daughter of the Snows by Jack London. Read in English by Don W. JenkinsIn Jack London's first novel, he tells the story of Frona Welse, a strong and interesting heroine, "a Stanford graduate and physical Valkyrie," who heads to the Yukon gold fields after creating a stir in her hometown by being strong and forthright and by befriending the town's prostitute. In the course of her adventures, she finds herself at the distaff point of a love triangle. This novel... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, gold rush, jack london, Yukon, gold, strong heroine
LibriVox recording of Sohrab and Rustum: An Episode by Matthew Arnold. Read in English by Thomas A. Copeland. A young soldier born among Tartars but sired by the mighty Persian lord Rustum, serves in the Tartar army, seeking his great father. To this end, he persuades his general to call a truce and arrange for him to challenge the Persians to single combat. Should he prevail, his father will learn his whereabouts and come to him, or so he thinks, for Sohrab is unaware that his mother, fearing... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, tragedy, Persia, dramatic, irony, father-son relationship, combat
LibriVox recording of The Rain-Girl by Herbert George Jenkins. Read in English by Anna SimonRichard Beresford has recently returned from the WW-I trenches. He feels he can't go back to his old life in the Foreign Office. Instead, he sells all his possessions (except his books), and sets off on a tramp through the countryside. On the very first day he meets a mysterious girl with enchanting grey eyes, sitting on a gate, in the rain. They inadvertently get separated before he finds out her name,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romantic comedy, ww-i
LibriVox recording of Orestes by Euripides. (Translated by Theodore Alois Buckley.) Read in English by Elizabeth Klett; Bruce Pirie; Algy Pug; Beth Thomas; Kristin Gjerløw; ToddHW; Rob Board; Lydia; April Walters; Availle; Phil Schempf; Mary Kay In accordance with the advice of the god Apollo, Orestes has killed his mother Clytemnestra to avenge the death of his father Agamemnon at her hands. Despite Apollo’s earlier prophecy, Orestes finds himself tormented by Erinyes or Furies to the blood... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, tragedy, Greek drama, matricide, deus ex machina, house of atreus
LibriVox recording of My Confession by Leo Tolstoy. Read in English by Expatriate "My Confession" is a brief autobiographical story of Leo Tolstoy's struggle with a mid-life existential crisis of melancholia. It describes his search for answers to the profound questions "What will come of my life?" and "What is the meaning of life?", without answers to which life, for him, had become "impossible." Tolstoy reflects on the arc of his philosophical life... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, Russian Literature, Leo Tolstoy, spiritual quest
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of A Night-Rain in Summer by Leigh Hunt. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 10, 2015. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; Claudia Salto; Chris Pyle; Christina Martin; DomenicaC; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Ian King; J. McDougall; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; MaryAnn; nbvoices and Shakira Searle. James Henry Leigh Hunt, best known as Leigh Hunt, was an English critic, essayist, poet, and writer. -... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, nature, sleep
LibriVox recording of The World As Will and Idea, Vol. 1 of 3 by Arthur Schopenhauer. (Translated by R. B. Haldane; J. Kemp.) Read in English by Expatriate In this work, Schopenhauer explains his fundamental idea that at the root of the reality we see around us is a Will that eternally, insatiably seeks to be satisfied. Each human Subject observes the Objects around her from the perspective of that fundamental Will working within each person. The human observer is distracted by the details of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, epistemology, immanuel kant, schopenhauer, ontology, aesthetics
LibriVox recording of THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZ by L. Frank Baum. Read in English by Phil Chenevert A Faithful Story of the Astonishing Adventure Undertaken by the Tin Woodman, assisted by Woot the Wanderer, the Scarecrow of Oz, and Polychrome, the Rainbow's Daughter. The Tin Woodman, whose real name is Nick Chopper, seeks to find the Munchkin Girl he had courted before he became a tin man. Sadly, she has a new love and no longer cares for him. As he attempts to regain her affection, Nick... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Mary Tudor by Victor Hugo. Read in English by Elizabeth Klett; Bob Neufeld; Beth Thomas; ToddHW; Eden Rea-Hedrick; alanmapstone; bala; Rob Board; Greg Przywara; Peter Tucker; Kristin Gjerløw; Joseph Tabler; Michele Fry; Mary Kay; Shakira Searle If Queen Mary I of England wants something, you'd better not try and stop her, or else you might soon find yourself without a head! When this hot-headed young Royal's new favourite courtier, an Italian gentleman named Fabiano... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, queen mary, bloody mary, mary tudor
LibriVox recording of Secrets of the Woods by William J. Long. Read in English by Kangaroo692; Maggie Travers; Jill Engle; Larry Wilson; cnoone The unique merit of this nature student rests in his fascinating style of writing, which invariably interests young and old; for without this element his pioneer work in the realm of nature would now be familiar only to scientists, introducing people everywhere into the wonderland of nature hitherto entirely closed to all. This is another chapter in... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, animals, woods, ambleside list
LibriVox recording of Russian Fairy Tales by Peter Nikolaevich Polevoi. (Translated by Robert Nisbet Bain.) Read in English by Expatriate. The existence of the Russian Skazki or Märchen was first made generally known to the British public by Mr W. R. S. Ralston in his “Russian Folk-Tales.” That excellent and most engrossing volume was, primarily, a treatise on Slavonic folk-lore, illustrated with admirable skill and judgment by stories, mainly selected from the vast collection of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, folk tales, Russian Literature
LibriVox recording of Clara Vaughan, Vol. III by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; acousticwave; Soumen Barua; Sheila; Sandra; deongines; Maggie Travers; Fiddlesticks CLARA VAUGHAN, the young heroine, narrator, and namesake for R. D. Blackmore’s early detective novel, is determined to solve the mystery of her father’s murder—a crime that occurred when she was only 10 years of age. The third volume of the trilogy concludes the account of Clara’s adventures,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, detective novel, romantic movement, british novelists
LibriVox recording of Around the World in Eighty Days (version 5 Dramatic Reading) by Jules Verne. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. In London, 1872, a rich English gentlemen named Mr. Phileas Fogg argues with the members in the Reform Club, and takes on a journey around the world in 80 days with his new servant, Passapartout, with accepting a wager. Summary by Jessie Yun Cast List: Narrator: Adele de Pignerolles Phileas Fogg: BrassRhino Passapartout: Will Levine Detective Fix: Larry... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of La Ilíada by Homer. (Translated by Luis Segalá y Estalella.) Read in Spanish by Tux. La Ilíada de Homero es un poema épico compuesto en dialecto homérico por veinticuatro cantos (15.688 hexámetros dactílicos en total) en que se cantan las hazañas de los combatientes en la guerra de Troya, ciudad asediada por los Aqueos entre 1250 y 1194. (Resumen por Tux) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, homero, ilíada troya
May 13, 2015byFrancis Andrew March; Richard J. Beamish
LibriVox recording of History of the World War by Francis Andrew March; Richard J. Beamish. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. This is a popular narrative history of the world's greatest war. Written frankly from the viewpoint of the United States and the Allies, it visualizes the bloodiest and most destructive conflict of all the ages from its remote causes to its glorious conclusion and beneficent results.Two ideals have been before us in the preparation of this necessary work. These are... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, World War I, WWI, Great War
LibriVox recording of The Burning Wheel by Aldous Huxley. Read in English by LIbrivox Volunteers. The last poem was read collaboratively by ezwa, AlgyPug and silverquill. Though Aldous Huxley is best known for his later novels and essays, he started his writing career as a poet. The Burning Wheel is his first work, a collection of thirty poems that pay homage in style to poets who wrote in the Romantic or the French symbolist styles. Many of the poems deal with themes of light, darkness, sight,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, art, sonnets, war, music, greek mythology, light, realism, idealism, sight,...
LibriVox recording of The Triumph of the Egg: A Book of Impressions from American Life In Tales and Poems by Sherwood Anderson. Read in English by Ben Adams“The Triumph of the Egg” is a collection of stories and poems by Sherwood Anderson. Abandoning the interconnected quality of his more famous “Winesburg, Ohio,” the author adopts a variety of perspectives and settings while exploring similar themes: personal growth, disillusionment, loneliness, and urban-rural contrast. In the North... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Kitty's Picnic and other Stories by Anonymous. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. A collection of short stories for boys and girls that spark the imagination and teach life lessons. (summary by Ladeebug) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Children's Stories, realistic fiction
LibriVox recording of An Essay on Criticism by Alexander Pope. Read in English by cwanki The title, An Essay on Criticism hardly indicates all that is included in the poem. It would have been impossible to give a full and exact idea of the art of poetical criticism without entering into the consideration of the art of poetry. Accordingly Pope has interwoven the precepts of both throughout the poem which might more properly have been styled an essay on the Art of Criticism and of Poetry. -... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, literary criticism, heroic couplet, literary ideals
LibriVox recording of Almond-Blossom by Olive Wadsley. Read in English by mlcui At the beginning of the story, Tony and Fay had lost a child. One day, Tony saves a little girl, Doro, from drowning. He and Fay end up adopting Doro. Soon after this, Fay discovers that she is with-child. She gives birth to a son, Rex, but tragedy soon follows. We follow the story of Doro and Rex, their unusual upbringing, and how time works its ways upon their relationships with their family members and with each... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance, family life
LibriVox recording of A Little Book for a Little Cook by L. P. Hubbard. Read in English by Rosslyn Carlyle. This charming little book compiles together a number of recipes, set out in an easy to understand manner, along with a poetic story about the stages of bread production. This book was produced as a promotional for a flour production company called Pillsbury. This is a "modern" update compared to the original edition of the book. This version has exact oven temperature settings... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, cookery, cooking, recipe, baking, instructional, instructions
LibriVox recording of White Rose of Weary Leaf by Violet Hunt. Read in English by Lisa Reichert Isobel Violet Hunt was a British author renowned for her literary salons, which hosted such notables as H.G. Wells, D.H. Laurence, Henry James, W. Somerset Maugham, Oscar Wilde and Ezra Pound. In White Rose of Weary Leaf (often considered her best work), principal character, Amy, voices many of Hunt's New Woman theories of sexual, financial, and intellectual autonomy. Amy manages to successfully... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, feminism, new woman
LibriVox recording of The Life-Story of a Russian Exile by Marie Sukloff. (Translated by Gregory Yarros.) Read in English by Expatriate. Hero or assassin? Victim or criminal? Marie Sukloff fits no easy category. A young peasant woman who became a political radical and activist, Sukloff carried out an assassination plot against a Russian governor known for murderous pogroms and rampages against the Jews of his province. This mesmerizing autobiographical account tells the story of Sukloff's... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, autobiography, Russian Literature, Russian history, radicalism, women's...
LibriVox recording of Double Falsehood; or, The Distrest Lovers by Lewis Theobald. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. This play is based on story told in Cervantes' Don Quixote, and some believe it is a reconstruction of a lost play by Shakespeare and Fletcher. Duke Angelo and his son Roderick are concerned about the activities of the duke's younger son, Henriquez. They enlist his friend, Julio, as a spy. Before Julio left for the court, he foolishly asks Henriquez to secure his marriage... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, 18th Century, Spain, pastoral
LibriVox recording of Lancashire Dialogues by John Byrom. Read in English by Phil Benson A scion of the Byroms of Byrom Hall in Lowton, Lancashire, John Byrom was born and lived in Manchester and Salford for much of his life. Educated at Cambridge, Byrom become a member of the Royal Society and a leading poet of his day. In addition to his poetical works, he invented a system of shorthand, composed the Christmas carol "Christians awake! Salute the happy morn", and coined the phrase... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Lancashire, dialect
LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The First Jasmines by Rabindranath Tagore, in honour of the author's birthday May 7. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 3, 2015. Read in English by Andrew Coleman; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Ian King; J. McDougall; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; NoelBadrian; Peter Yearsley and Rosslyn Carlyle. Rabindranath Tagore, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, memories, childhood
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of The Shame of Going Back by Henry Lawson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for April 26, 2015. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Beth Thomas; Claudia Salto; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Ezwa; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Ian King; J. McDougall; Julia Niedermaier; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; NoelBadrian; Olga Byelova and Rosslyn Carlyle. Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, ballad, literature
LibriVox recording of Funeral Oration on Meletius by Gregory of Nyssa. (Translated by William Moore.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Saint Meletius was Patriarch of Antioch from 360 until his death in 381. One of his last acts was to preside over the First Council of Constantinople, held in 381. Saint Gregory of Nyssa, renown as one of the Cappadocian Fathers, was in attendance, and gave the eulogy at the latter's funeral. However, the text repeatedly alludes to an event of joy in... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, saint gregory of nyssa, saint meletius of antioch, funeral orations
LibriVox recording of Fifty-one tales by Lord Dunsany. Read in English by Rosslyn Carlyle A multitude of very short stories populated with things that lurk in the dark corners of human imagination. Wonderfully crafted and sometimes ending with an unexpected outcome, these stories are well rooted in mythology and speak of things beyond the thin veil of reality. - Summary by Rosslyn Carlyle For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fantasy, myths, general fiction, legends & fairy tales, fantastic fiction
LibriVox recording of How a British Subject Became President of the United States by Arthur P. Hinman. Read in English by Kevin W. Davidson In 1880, the New York Times reported a curious story from St. Albans, Vermont, about a mysterious figure, an attorney and Democratic operative named A. P. Hinman. Hinman privately told local Democratic leaders that he had been hired by the Democratic National Committee to obtain evidence that Vice-President-elect Chester A. Arthur was not qualified to hold... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, conspiracy theories, chester a. arthur
LibriVox recording of Stories of Birds by Lenore Elizabeth Mulets. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. This volume contains stories, poems, myths, and facts about lots of different birds, intended for teaching children. It is divided into nine parts, each covering a different type of bird. Summary by Rachel. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, children, birds, myths, Teaching, kids stories
LibriVox recording of The Miracles of the Lord Jesus Christ - Commentary on the Gospel of St Matthew by St. John Chrysostom. (Translated by Sir George Prevost.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Homilies 25 though 43 of St John Chrysostom's commentary of the Holy Gospel according to St Matthew, which include the miracles and teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. - Summary by The Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, religion, gospel, commentary, chrysostom, gospel of st matthew
LibriVox recording of Wandl the Invader by Ray Cummings. Read in English by Mark Nelson There were nine major planets in the Solar System and it was within their boundaries that man first set up interplanetary commerce and began trading with the ancient Martian civilization. And then they discovered a tenth planet--a maverick! This tenth world, if it had an orbit, had a strange one, for it was heading inwards from interstellar space, heading close to the Earth-Mars spaceways, upsetting... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, librivox, audiobooks, sci-fi, science fiction
LibriVox recording of Fabeloj by Hans Christian Andersen. (Translated by Frederik Skeel-Giørling.) Read in Esperanto by Rosslyn Carlyle. This is a book which includes five short classic stories by Hans Christian Andersen. These have been translated into Esperanto, with effort made to keep the translation true to the original text. The five stories contained in this book are : La brava stansoldato (The brave tin soldier) ; Rakonto pri patrino (The story of a mother) ; La fajroŝtalo (The... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, fables, classic, esperanto
LibriVox recording of Brihadaranyaka Upanishad. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy
LibriVox recording of South American Jungle Tales by Horacio Quiroga. (Translated by Arthur Livingston.) Read in English by James K. White The stories in South American Jungle Tales center on the relationships between people and the different creatures Quiroga came into contact with on his farm in Misiones, a region of jungle in Uruguay along the banks of the Upper Parana river. Each story quickly evolves into a fantastical realm where the various animals take on familiar human characteristics.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, short stories, children's fiction, youth fiction, magical realism
LibriVox recording of The Fortunate Foundlings by Eliza Haywood. Read in English by Helen Taylor A story of love and adventure, following the fortunes of a young man and woman each trying to make their way in the wide world. Horatio and Louisa are twins, abandoned in infancy and adopted by a wealthy bachelor. For various reasons both leave his protection and set off independently: Plucky and determined Louisa must defend her virtue and make her way in a man’s world, and her spirited brother... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire by Various. Read in English by Maria Kasper During the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906, newspaper reporters in the stricken city made a heroic effort to keep the public informed. Despite the destruction of their offices and presses, they managed to track down news and write stories even as the city burned around them, to locate printing facilities across the bay, and to put newspapers into the hands of readers desperate for... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, San Francisco, earthquake, journalism, fire, 1906, newspapers
LibriVox recording of With Lee in Virginia by G. A. Henty. Read in English by Ryan Cherrick; Khaghbboommm Vincent Wingfield is the son of a wealthy Virginian planter. When the country goes to war, he enlists in the cavalry, and sees action under the various generals commanding the army in and near Virginia. He has several private adventures as well, including a personal enemy, prison escape, rescue of a young lady, spying expedition, and recovery of a stolen slave. He rises in rank in the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, slavery, civil war, American history, Confederacy, Robert E. Lee, Virginia,...
LibriVox recording of Selected Interviews with Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 2 by Robert G. Ingersoll. Read in English by Claudia Salto; Michele Fry; Edward Kirkby; J. Alan Brown; Joseph Tabler; Roger Melin; Herman Roskams; Kristin Gjerløw; Scott DannekerA controversial lecturer and famous orator of the mid 1800's, Ingersoll railed against the absurdities of the Bible and cruelties of orthodox Christianity, tirelessly supported the arts, education, science, women’s rights, abolition, home,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, religion, Christianity, faith, dramatic reading, sermons, abolition,...